Research Paper

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A research paper is a scholarly document that is a paper-length document (typically between three and twenty pages long) that systematically presents a research task and research outcome.



  • (Wikipedia, 2014) ⇒ Retrieved:2014-11-30.
    • Research paper may refer to:
      • Academic paper (also called scholarly paper), which is published in academic journals and contains original research results or reviews existing results or show a totally new invention.
      • Term paper, written by high school or college students
      • Thesis or dissertation, a document submitted in support of a candidature for a degree or professional qualification, presenting the author's research and findings


    • In academic publishing, a paper is an academic work that is usually published in an academic journal. It contains original research results or reviews existing results. Such a paper, also called an article, will only be considered valid if it undergoes a process of peer review by one or more referees (who are academics in the same field) who check that the content of the paper is suitable for publication in the journal. A paper may undergo a series of reviews, revisions and re-submissions before finally being accepted or rejected for publication. This process typically takes several months. Next there is often a delay of many months (or in some subjects, over a year) before an accepted manuscript appears. This is particularly true for the most popular journals where the number of accepted articles often outnumbers the space for printing. Due to this, many academics self-archive a 'pre-print' copy of their paper for free download from their personal or institutional website.


    • A substantial piece of academic writing, usually done as a requirement for a class, in which the author does independent research into a topic and writes a description of the findings of that research.

  • (Wikipedia, 2010)
    • A Research Paper is a type of academic writing that needs more theoretical, significant and methodical level of question. Although a research paper is a kind of term paper, it is important to note that some term papers don’t require academic research. Accordingly, not all research papers can be considered as term papers.

      Gathering, interpreting, documenting details, developing and organizing ideas and conclusions and communicating them clearly — all these experiences will prove to be an essential and rewarding part of your education. But you must also have a positive outlook and ability to accomplish it — writing a research paper or a term paper is more than just having knowledge — these are the secrets to having an exceptional research paper.